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Doris Jean Gresham

March 13, 1929 July 29, 2020
Doris  Jean Gresham
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Obituary for Doris Jean Gresham

Doris “Dot” Jean Gresham was born March 13, 1929 to Martin Lee, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Cranfill in Hooks, Texas. She went to her heavenly home on July 29, 2020 in Athens, Texas at the age of 91.
Dot grew up in Foreman, Arkansas and graduated from Foreman School in 1948. She joined the Air Force in July of 1949 and was honorably discharged with rank of Sergeant in December 1951 to help care for her ailing father. She moved to Lake Jackson, Texas in the early 1950’s where she married and soon after adopted her son. She had a successful career in the insurance business and opened an antique shop with her sister. It was during this time she received Jesus into her heart as her Lord and Savior. In the early 1970’s she moved to Lexington, Kentucky where she began her many years of being a caregiver to Alzheimer patients. She returned to Texas and lived the last 40 years in Athens. Dot touched so may lives with with her loving care, faith and prayers.
Dot was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Mary Cranfill, her sisters Virginia Marie Sommers, Eleanor O’Dell Edwards, Elsa Elizabeth Lindsey and her brothers Martin Lee Cranfill, Jr., James Merwin Cranfill and Roscoe Edwin Cranfill. She is survived by her son, Patrick Gresham and wife Lana of Athens, Texas, grandson , Tommy Ludwig and wife Jessica Waxahachie, Texas and her great grandson and love of her life Clarke Ludwig of Waxahachie, Texas. Her brother Charles Cranfill and wife Gladys of Athens, Texas and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service for Dot will be Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Faith Fellowship Church, Athens, Texas with visitation beginning at 1:00 pm prior to the service.

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1:00 PM 8/8/2020 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 8/8/2020 2:00:00 PM
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8

Aug

2:00 PM 8/8/2020 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 8/8/2020 3:00:00 PM
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Faith Fellowship Church
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